That looks too pretty to eat," he said, smiling with pleasure, as Jo uncovered
the dish, and showed the blancmange, surrounded by a garland of green leaves, and the scarlet flowers of Amy's pet geranium.
With a spade I turned up the black ground while she ran about laughing and pretending to be afraid of the worms I uncovered
Antonia's father uncovered
one of his long bony legs and rubbed it rhythmically.
Her hair was uncovered
and the sun's rays brought a golden gleam from its brown meshes.
The party was, however, scarcely uncovered
before a volley from a dozen rifles was heard in their rear; and a Delaware leaping high in to the air, like a wounded deer, fell at his whole length, dead.
The clergyman, therefore, hearing no symptoms of disturbance, uncovered
his eyes and looked about him.
My candle, under a bold flourish, went out, and I perceived, by the uncovered
window, that the yielding dusk of earliest morning rendered it unnecessary.
Well, trooping the colors is a very solemn ceremony, and everybody must stand uncovered
when the flag goes by, the commandant and all; and once I was there, and ignorantly walked across right in front of the band, which was an awful disgrace: Ah, the Lieutenant-General was so ashamed, and so distressed that I should have done such a thing before all the world, that she couldn't keep the tears back; and then she taught me the salute, so that if I ever did any other unmilitary act through ignorance I could do my salute and she believed everybody would think it was apology enough and would not press the matter.
He got home pretty late that night, and when he climbed cautiously in at the window, he uncovered
an ambuscade, in the person of his aunt; and when she saw the state his clothes were in her resolution to turn his Saturday holiday into captivity at hard labor became adamantine in its firmness.
No girl clad in white muslin, no happy girl of seventeen, is plain; and the twelve little country maids, from the vantage ground of their setting, looked beautiful, as the June sunlight filtered down on their uncovered
heads, showing their bright eyes, their fresh cheeks, their smiles, and their dimples.
He relinquished the endeavour, folded his arms, and stood quiet and mute in the rain, now falling fast on his uncovered
Linton's funeral was appointed to take place on the Friday following her decease; and till then her coffin remained uncovered
, and strewn with flowers and scented leaves, in the great drawing- room.